JOB: Software Quality Assurance Manager or Team Leader***Prism Solutions, Sunnyvale, CA

JOB: Software Quality Assurance Manager or Team Leader***Prism Solutions, Sunnyvale, CA

Post by Susan Raski » Thu, 30 May 1996 04:00:00



Prism Solutions, a leader in data warehouse software, has a newly
created position in its Sunnyvale, CA headquarters for a manager or team
leader of Software Quality Assurance. This person will be responsible
for training and motivating the Software QA team to meet quality goals.
Responsibilities include:
Establishing QA deliverables
Raising quality concerns with the project team and working with the team
to resolve them
Escalating quality or process problems
Implementing QA processes and methods within the group and assuring
consistency of implementation
Communicating QA methods and concerns to the product development team
Implementing software manufacturing processes to improve quality and
predictability
Reviewing and approving design documents, user and technical
specifications, and manuals
Writing (or delegating the writing of) test plans, including QA
schedules
Ensuring that the group has the necessary product team deliverables
Running Alpha and Beta test programs
Tracking post-release defect data to plan maintenance releases and
feature improvements
Tracking beta and post-release defect data to improve test coverage for
future products
Working with customer counterparts to establish good working
relationships and shared quality goals.

We're looking for someone with strong decision-making skills, someone
who is probing, persistent, and persuasive, big-picture focused but able
to hone in on details. The person should be able to communicate well
across departments, have people management, project management, and
solid QA skills, and the ability to multitask.

Prism's data warehouse software is developed in C++ for a Windows, NT,
or Win95 desktop interfacing to an object-oriented database (Oracle,
Informix, Sybase, or DB2) running on a mainframe with Unix or MVS. We
would like to find someone who is comfortable in most parts of the
software environment. Prism has been using Microsoft Test for some of
its testing.


415-933-4392, or call Susan Raskin at 408-537-0303. Susan Raskin Human
Resources Consulting is an equal opportunity staffing firm and Prism
Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. Principals only, please.

 
 
 

1. JOB: Software Quality Assurance Manager or Team Leader *** Prism Solutions, Sunnyvale, CA

Prism Solutions, a leader in data warehouse software, has a newly
created position in its Sunnyvale headquarters for a Manager or Team
Leader of Software Quality Assurance. Prism's data warehouse software is
developed for a Windows desktop interfacing to Sybase, Oracle, Informix
or DB2 databases on an IBM, DEC, Tandem, or Unix mainframe.

This Software QA Manager or Team Leader will establish QA deliverables
for a group of software QA engineers, implement QA processes and methods
throughout the company, implement software manufacturing processes to
improve quality and predictability, review and approve design
documentation, user and technical specifications and manuals, and lead
the writing of test plans and QA schedules. Additional responsibilities
include running Alpha and Beta test programs, tracking post-release
defect data to improve test coverage for future products, and working
with counterparts at customer sites to establish good working
relationships and shared project goals.

This position requires strong technical skill in software testing,
people management, time management, and project management skills, solid
decision-making skills, a big picture focus, and the ability to
transition quickly from big picture focus to detail focus. Strong
communication skills are essential. A BSCS is highly desirable.

Technical skill in the Windows environment, knowledge of relational
database technology, and experience with Microsoft Test or data
warehouse software would be a plus.


408-428-9104, or call Susan Raskin at 408-537-0303. Susan Raskin Human
Resources Consulting is an equal opportunity staffing firm and Prism
Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. Principals only, please.
Sorry, no new grads.

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